Whole Foods Market Cook (Part Time) - Queen (New Store!) in Honolulu, Hawaii

Job DescriptionJob Summary:In Prepared Foods we strive to sell the highest quality food. Cooks must work with the Department and Kitchen Leadership to ensure that all objectives and goals of the department and business are met or exceeded. Cooks report to the Kitchen and Department Leadership. Abides by the strictest standards of physical and food safety, freshness, and sanitation.

Essential Duties:

  • Support the Kitchen Supervisor and Team Leadership with all kitchen functions.

  • Prepare Kitchen products according to recipes.

  • Must have a recipe in front of you at all times.

  • Guides completion of daily prep lists and job assignments.

  • Keep all coolers and shelves clean, well-stocked and properly rotated.

  • Follow established food safety, cleaning and maintenance procedures.

  • Be aware of new products and recipes that become available.

  • Analyze and control product transfers, waste and spoilage.

  • Know and practice proper lifting techniques and safe use of all tools and equipment.

  • Practice proper care and maintenance of all equipment.

  • Report safety violations and hazards immediately; maintain department security.

  • Communicate with Team Members regarding all department operations.

  • Know product availability, preparation, storage and nutritional aspects.

  • Keep department leadership informed of all events that affect the Kitchen.

  • Ensure that product mix meets varied customer dietary needs and requests.

  • Accept and process product from Receiver.

  • Document product transfers, waste and spoilage using appropriate forms.

  • Ensure the quality, palatability and presentation of all in-house production.

  • Maintain high productivity levels.

  • Work with all production Team Members to minimize waste.

  • Perform Team Member duties as required to run the department.

  • Regular attendance is essential.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by Team Leader/Store Leadership.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work well within a team.

  • Able to meet physical job requirements, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Must have a passion for natural foods.

  • Able to communicate effectively with others and convey enthusiasm.

  • Possess some customer service experience.

  • Must be self-motivated and solution-oriented.

  • Is available for flexible scheduling to meet the needs of the department.

  • Desire to learn all aspects of Team.

  • Must have a current Serv-Safe certificate.

At Whole Foods Market we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

Who are we? Well, we seek out the finest natural and organic foods available, maintain the strictest quality standards in the industry, and have an unshakeable commitment to sustainable agriculture. Add to that the excitement and fun we bring to shopping for groceries, and you start to get a sense of what we’re all about. Oh yeah, we’re a mission-driven company too.

Whole Foods Market attracts people who are passionate - about great food, about the communities they live in, about how we treat our planet and our fellow humans - and who want to bring their passion into the workplace and make a difference.

Learn more about careers at Whole Foods Market here!

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